Category Naturopathic

Magnesium – The Natural Muscle Relaxer

Magnesium-rich foods

Magnesium is a mineral which we need in our diet every day to ensure continued good health. Magnesium is an important factor in healthy functioning of muscles, the nervous system, cardiovascular system and digestive tract. In the developing child magnesium…

Quit Smoking With Acupuncture

Quit smoking with acupuncture

Smoking has a major impact on our population. In Canada, 17% of adults smoke regularly1 and 16.6% of people die due to smoking. The leading smoking-induced causes of death in Canada are cancer (47%), cardiovascular disease (28%) and respiratory diseases…

Natural Treatments for Arthritis

Knee arthritis pain
Osteoarthritis does not have a single cause but has many contributing factors. Mechanical over-use, excess body weight, past injuries and systemic inflammation are all major contributing factors to osteoarthritis. Thankfully effective natural treatment options are available.

Methylation & The MTHFR Gene

DNA, Methylation
Methylation is simply the attachment of a methyl group (single carbon, three hydrogen) to another molecule. Although simple, methylation is a critical process for building, maintaining and repairing cells and tissues throughout the body.

Chelation & Lead Toxicity

Lead (Pb) poisoning
Lead toxicity is a common disease which is classically difficult to recognize. Avoidance of lead exposure and treatment of with chelation therapy are important in improving health of the children or adults affected.

Mistletoe: A Natural Cancer Treatment

Mistletoe: a cancer treatment
Mistletoe (Viscum album) extract is a natural, safe and effective adjunct to conventional treatment for many types of cancer. Treatment with mistletoe is not a cure for cancer but helps to improve quality of life and increase survival.

Intravenous Vitamin C & Cancer

Intravenous vitamin C & cancer
Intravenous vitamin C is a supportive treatment for cancer which increases immune activity and improves quality of life. Vitamin C is not a cure for cancer but when given IV in high doses IV doses there is a potential anti-cancer effect.

Frequently Asked Questions

Naturopathic Medicine: Frequently Asked Questions

What Type of Training Do Naturopathic Doctors Have? Naturopathic doctors have extensive training, including a pre-med degree and four years of full-time education from an accredited school of naturopathic medicine. Naturopathic training consists of over 1,200 hours of clinical experience…

3 Little-Known Vitamin D Facts

We get our vitamin D mostly from the sun and it is important for maintaining bone health. Here are 3 lesser-known facts about vitamin D which you probably haven’t heard.

Cholesterol-Lowering Medication Risks

Although cholesterol lowering medications can be protective for individuals at high risk of having a heart attack, there is little evidence to justify their use for people who are at moderate to low risk of having a heart attack.